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Achieving Outstanding on your Teaching Placement

Achieving Outstanding on your Teaching Placement
Early Years and Primary School-based Training

October 2011 | 200 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

Making a success of your teaching placement is a vital part of achieving Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). With a focus on practical, this book provides essential guidance on how to translate the 'outstanding' criteria into practice. The authors break down the OfSTED criteria so that you can identify the skills and knowledge you need to make the most of your placements.

Packed with case studies, practical tasks and links to the (QTS) standards, the book is structured around:

  • Developing professional knowledge
  • Planning
  • How to be an outstanding teacher
  • Classroom management
  • Teamwork
  • Assessment
  • Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

This book will help trainees make the difficult jump from 'good' to achieving an 'outstanding' on their placements.

Outstanding Professional Attributes
About the Authors
Table of Acronyms
Glossary of Key Terms
Professional Attributes
Professional Knowledge and Understanding
Planning for Teaching and Learning
Outstanding Teaching
Assessment for Learning
Team Work
Classroom Management
Pursuing Your Own Professional Development
Organising Your Files
Going beyond the Standards
Developing Your Own Professional Identity
Appendix - List of QTS Standard by Chapter

a useful book, focusing on developing professional knowledge on teaching, stucturing organising and managing the using practical strategies and guidance on how to transfer the "outstanding criteria" into practice needed in clinical placements

Dr Praxoulla Rameshwar
FHSCS, Kingston University
November 1, 2011

Vital to add challenge and to move students on: accessible and interesting; just what we have been waiting for!

Dr Liane Purnell
Department of Education, Newman College
October 18, 2011

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Chapter 1

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